Independent Magazine Nominated in Social Media Awards Africa

The Independent Magazine Uganda has been nominated for the Award of “Best Rated Platform” in the inaugural Social Media Awards Africa. Also nominated in these awards is Andrew Mwenda who’s been nominated in two categories Influencer of The Year and Twitter Handle of the Year.

The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is created to recognise and celebrate excellence and creativity in the use of social media tools and platforms by individuals and organisations.

To vote for The Independent Magazine, follow this link here

Other list of categories and respective nominees are:

1. PERSONALITY BASED CATEGORY (Awards for individual achievements in social media):

– Blogger of The Year

1. Xtian Dela – Kenya

2. Joubert Botha – South Africa

3. Ogunsanya Jide – Nigeria

4. Tosin Ajibade – Nigeria

5. Linda Ikeji – Nigeria

6. Ben Kiruthi – Kenya

7. Philip Etemesi – Kenya

8. Yomi Adegboye – Nigeria

9. Kenyan Stylista – Kenya

10. Sharon Mundia – Kenya

– Social Media Personality of The Year

1. Luyando Haangala – Zambia

2. Japheth Omojuwa – Nigeria

3. Ayari Yassine – Tunisia

4. WIERD MC (Adesola A Idowu) – Nigeria

5. Amet Tsikata – Ghana

6. Chude Jideonwo – Nigeria

7. Blosom Nnodim – Nigeria

8. Sharon Mundia – Kenya

9. Mattie James – Liberia

10. Mo’Cheddah (Modupe Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola) – Nigeria

– Social Media Hero of The Year

1. Xtian Dela – Kenya

2. Japheth Omojuwa – Nigeria

3. Dele Momodu – Nigeria

4. Oluseun Osewa – Nigeria

5. Mattie James – Liberia

6. Collins Nabiswa – Kenya

7. Bankelele – Kenya

8. Strive Masiyiwa – Zimbabwe

9. Michael Thandukwazi Hlatshwayo

10. Chris Kirubi – Kenya

(B) INSTITUTIONAL CATEGORY (Best Use of Social Media by):

– Best Use of Social Media by Governmentublic Sector

1. Kenya National Youth Service – Kenya

2. Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT – Rwanda

3. Ekiti State Government – Nigeria

4. SouthAfrican Tourism – South Africa

5. Lagos State Government – Nigeria

6. Department of Public Service And Administration, Republic of South Africa – South Africa

7. Federal Ministry of Information, Nigeria – Nigeria

8. State House Uganda – Uganda

9. The Ministry of Foreign Affair Ethopia – Ethopia

10. African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Cote d’ivoire

– Best Use of Social Media by Private Sector

1. DHL Africa – Kenya

2. Demo Africa – Nigeria

3. Orgella Entertainment – South Africa

4. Information Nigeria – Nigeria

5. Smart Tanzania – Tanzania

6. Informer East Africa – East Africa

7. Channels TV – Nigeria

8. MorrocoCanadian School – Morroco

9. Jumia Kenya – Kenya

10. Popi Media – South Africa

– Best Use of Social Media by Non-Profit

1. The Future Project – Nigeria

2. Partners for Possibility – South Africa

3. Network of African youths for Development – Uganda

4. Stand to End Rape – Nigeria

5. Hope Foundation Cameroon – Cameroon

6. Tonu Elumelu Foundation – Nigeria

7. Red Cross Uganda – Uganda

8. DEMO Africa

9. Daystar Christian Centre – Nigeria

10. Sahara Reporters – Nigeria

– Best Use of Social Media by Start-upMSME

1. ListMe – Nigeria

2. MegasMag

3. BudgIT – Nigeria

4. Afrobouguee – Ghana

5. Adforumco – Nigeria

6. AIM Group TanzaniaKenya

7. TVyangu – Kenya

8. Style Sketches – Kenya

9. Grumi – Nigeria

10. Mothers Aura Foundation – Ghana

– Best Use of Social Media by Financial Institution

1. GTBank – Nigeria

2. Access Bank – Nigeria

3. KCB Group – Kenya

4. Stanbic IBTC – Nigeria

5. Zenith Bank – Nigeria

6. Diamond bank – Nigeria

7. Standard Bank – South Africa

8. Finance Trust Bank – Uganda

9. Safaricom – Kenya

10. Fidelity Bank – Ghana

(C) INDIGENOUS CATEGORY (Local Campaigns and Brands):

– App of The Year

1. iRokotv Mobile App – Nigeria

2. Okadabooks – Nigeria

3. Efiko – Nigeria

4. Afrinolly – Nigeria

5. MPesa – Kenya

6. ICOW – Kenya

7. MFarm – Kenya

8. Channels TV – Nigeria

9. Paga – Nigeria

10. GT Bank Mobile App – Nigeria

– Hashtag of The Year

1. #ThisIsAfrica – Nigeria

2. #TheNiteTalk – Kenya

3. #CITSCarnival – Kenya

4. #letsnotpretend – Ghana

5. #NHBi – Nigeria

6. #AskKirubi – Kenya

7. #Ogaatthetop – Nigeria

8. #choice4life – Nigeria

9. #somebodytellkenya – Nigeria

10. #ProtectOurCorpers – Nigeria

– Brand of The Year

1. GTBank – Nigeria

2. Vodafone Ghana – Ghana

3. BigEye – Uganda

4. Jumia-Nigeria – Nigeria

5. Raha 2.0 – Tanzania

6. Gloworld – Nigeria

7. MPesa – Kenya

8. Konga – Nigeria

9. VenturesAfrica – Nigeria

10. DSTV – South Africa

– Best Rated Platform

1. com – South Africa

2. com – Nigeria

3. Nigeriafilms – Nigeria

4. Nairaland – Nigeria

5. Nigeria Trade Hub – Nigeria

6. Sahara Reporters – Nigeria

7. Naija247News – Nigeria

8. Bella Naija – Nigeria

9. All 4 Women – South Africa

10. The Independent – Uganda

(D) PLATFORM BASED CATEGORY (Specific Social Platforms):

– Facebook Page of The Year

1. Nigeria Wedding – Nigeria

2. All4 Women – South Africa

3. Actor Kenya – Kenya

4. Jumia Kenya – Kenya

5. matci morroco – Morroco

6. Barefootlaw – Uganda

7. Comedy Central Africa – South Africa

8. Airtel Uganda – Uganda

9. Kenya Wedding – Kenya

10. Kawowo Sports – Uganda

– Twitter Handle of The Year

1. @GoToSouthAfrica – SouthAfrican Tourism – South Africa

2. @XtianDela – X-tian Dela – Kenya

3. @jimitewe – Jimi Tewe – Nigeria

4. @HomeboyzRadio – Home Boyz Radio – Kenya

5. @VictorMochere – Victor Mochere – Kenya

6. @omojuwa – Japhet Omojuwa – Nigeria

7. @itsPLAYtimebaby – PLAYtime EntertaEntertainment – Ghana

8. @GlobacomLimited – Gloworld – Nigeria

9. @ComedyCentralAF – Comedy Central Africa

10. @AndrewMwenda – Andrew Mwenda – Uganda

– Influencer of The Year

1. X-tian Dela – Kenya

2. The Love Tour KE – Kenya

3. Demola Detona – Nigeria

4. Victor Mochere – Kenya

5. Badmus Bukola Mikail – Nigeria

6. Child Birth Survival AfricaInt

7. Olori Supergal – Nigeria

8. Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo – Nigeria

9. Nigeria Trade Hub – Nigeria

10. @AndrewMwenda – Andrew Mwenda – Uganda

Source : The Independent

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